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@  Rycochet : (26 June 2017 - 06:50 PM)

Because people want some approximation of the look and feel of the vintage console and playing experience? It's not like the Mini-Snes is being produced instead of these games being released on the switch VC, that'll happen eventually anyway

@  RichardT1977 : (26 June 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Sega did it with some of their Genesis titles for the PS3 and XBox 360, and Midway did the same. Several times.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 June 2017 - 06:39 PM)

Instead of making classic consoles with classic games built in, why not release those games in classic sets for the Switch?

@  Rycochet : (26 June 2017 - 06:25 PM)

The fate of 2002 MOTU still makes me sad, I loved that line.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 June 2017 - 05:59 PM)

Bah. There are many many toys rarer than Movieverse toys. Any character that wasn't He-Man or Skeletor for instance! :)

@  Paladin : (26 June 2017 - 05:16 PM)

Nintendo consoles are the only things rarer than new waves of Movieverse toys.

@  Telly : (26 June 2017 - 04:12 PM)

*nevermind*

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 June 2017 - 03:48 PM)

Nintendo claims they'll be producing "significantly more" units of the SNES, so maybe there's a chance. It'd be better this time if they just took pre-orders, and based their production on that

@  Dracula : (26 June 2017 - 03:46 PM)

Nobody is getting that.

@  Bass X0 : (26 June 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Anyone getting the SNES Classic with StarFox 2?

@  RichardT1977 : (26 June 2017 - 01:56 PM)

Office: Submarine!

@  Robowang : (26 June 2017 - 01:52 PM)

SUBMARINE ACTION

@  Robowang : (26 June 2017 - 01:51 PM)

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@  Arazyr : (26 June 2017 - 11:03 AM)

Preorders just got posted at BBTS...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (26 June 2017 - 09:52 AM)

I have yet to see any TR wave 5 items at retail in my area, only in Internet reports from overseas.

@  unluckiness : (26 June 2017 - 09:28 AM)

They're clogging shelves here, which is odd. I expected the Generations toys to be somewhat cut down in favor of movie stuff.

@  Pennpenn : (26 June 2017 - 08:11 AM)

I dunno, I got a bunch of "Blitzwing and Octone cosplaying as Megatron and Optimus Prime" in my local TRU, does that help?

@  Paladin : (26 June 2017 - 07:52 AM)

so will TitanReturns Blitzwing & Octone ever actually come out or have they just vanished into neverland?

@  Dekafox : (26 June 2017 - 07:10 AM)

With explosions instead of pouches and pockets.

@  Nevermore : (26 June 2017 - 02:45 AM)

Michael Bay is the Rob Liefeld of the movie industry.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (26 June 2017 - 02:25 AM)

I took a mega-deuce once. It was quite the epic battle.

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 June 2017 - 02:01 AM)

Now if we could explode Justin Bieber, I might pay to watch it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 June 2017 - 11:47 PM)

Bieber isn't nearly as over-the-top as explosions director.

@  Bass X0 : (25 June 2017 - 11:35 PM)

Michael Bay is Justin Bieber of the movie industry- everyone makes fun out of his over- the- top -style but he keeps pulling in huge amounts of money

@  Noideaforaname : (25 June 2017 - 11:03 PM)

<--- stifled laughter

@  Sean Whitmore : (25 June 2017 - 10:56 PM)

Ah crap, I typed that into the chat thing and not the search field. Disregard.

@  Sean Whitmore : (25 June 2017 - 10:55 PM)

Twin peak

@  Noideaforaname : (25 June 2017 - 07:29 PM)

Nitro Ze-us, Nitro Ze-us! Nitro Ze-us, Nitro Ze-us, ooooh Nitro Ze-us!

@  Patchouli Kn... : (25 June 2017 - 07:26 PM)

Exactly what I was going for!

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 June 2017 - 07:25 PM)

Dr. Zaius Dr. Zaius

@  Patchouli Kn... : (25 June 2017 - 07:10 PM)

Ah.

@  Dracula : (25 June 2017 - 07:07 PM)

It's pronounced like Megadeus

@  Patchouli Kn... : (25 June 2017 - 06:59 PM)

Is the "Zeus" pronounced like "Zoose" or "Zayus?"

@  Dracula : (25 June 2017 - 05:47 PM)

sorry I saw the name and just got excited

@  Dracula : (25 June 2017 - 05:47 PM)

NITRO ZEUS

@  Paladin : (25 June 2017 - 06:57 AM)

nobody here has moved past Wave 1. maybe if they hadn't crammed it with repaints....

@  Noideaforaname : (25 June 2017 - 06:46 AM)

Nitro's gonna be a pain in the butt to find, isn't he?

@  Pennpenn : (25 June 2017 - 03:51 AM)

Actually, on the subject of TLK toys, the voyager Nitro Zues or whatver looks pretty good. If I see it cheap I might give it to the Thunderwing head.

@  Pennpenn : (24 June 2017 - 09:58 PM)

Been playing a bit of Saints Row 4 and honestly the Blast Blast is hilariously overpowered.

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 05:28 PM)

And a better headsculpt.

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2017 - 05:23 PM)

It actually has half decent gimmicks too.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2017 - 04:03 PM)

It's still crap but at least it takes up less space.

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 10:31 AM)

I'd rather have Armada Sideswipe than Alternator Sideswipe.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 June 2017 - 09:50 AM)

What he's really doing is buying all the sideswipe, so that after the apocolypse.. He'll have an army to take ove the world!

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2017 - 09:00 AM)

We could be taking this the wrong way. What if this person means to sacrifice their own money to prevent Armada Sideswipes from falling into the hands of those who don't know better?

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 06:26 AM)

People say silly things online all the time, usually followed by a smilie or a wink. Take away the context and they go from being a joke to absurd hyperbole.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2017 - 06:07 AM)

But that would miss the entire point of hyperbole.

@  Pennpenn : (24 June 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Well that's a stupid attitude from someone who would waste a lot of money. I mean, they should just... not buy movie toys?

@  Bass X0 : (24 June 2017 - 04:52 AM)

Most insane thing I read of the day: "I would rather buy 100 Armada Sideswipes and PRiD Airachnids than buy any Bayformers crap"

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:10 PM)

His dialogue is full of allusions to his infamous lookalike, though sometimes as subversions. Oh, and sometimes he sings Karaoke. Check his rendition of "My Way", it's on Youtube.


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#81 Evac

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 12:16 AM

You know, back when I bought Universe Tankor, I ended up being kind of disappointed when I got him, which is why I posted in this thread. Tonight I decided to dig him out of storage, and I actually find him pretty enjoyable now for some reason despite his truck mode being pretty crappy. Maybe it's because I just really like Triple Changers, and the new Prime/Octane mold doesn't seem very good articulation-wise. *shrug*


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#82 Rycochet

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 07:38 AM

Octane suffered the same issues as Galvatron from the universe line, engineering that would have worked far better on a larger toy. They would have had more mass and parts to work with and could have done a better job at integrating his tank, rather than having it become a giant hedge trimmer.



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:49 AM

Still he changes from robot to airplane to giant lawnmower, that has to count for something
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#84 Rycochet

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 03:00 PM

He always reminded me of a road sweeper lorry.



#85 Evac

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 05:24 PM

I like the giant scissor thing. It's so over-the-top that it feels like the kind of weapon you'd see in a super robot anime.


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 05:58 PM

I never split it apart I just make it a shield


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 02:33 AM

Yes, mount it on one of the tabs on his arm and you've got a fairly decent riot shield.


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 02:49 AM

ROTF Mixmaster.  I said, "he can't be that bad."

 

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:10 AM

You know, back when I bought Universe Tankor, I ended up being kind of disappointed when I got him, which is why I posted in this thread. Tonight I decided to dig him out of storage, and I actually find him pretty enjoyable now for some reason despite his truck mode being pretty crappy. Maybe it's because I just really like Triple Changers, and the new Prime/Octane mold doesn't seem very good articulation-wise. *shrug*

 

I started reading this, and I had images of yellow with purple and silver lightning in my mind. 

 

I always forget the changed Octane's name. 


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:12 AM

ROTF Mixmaster.  I said, "he can't be that bad."

 

oh man

 

Literally stomped on mine and threw it away. It was the exclusive version, too. 


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 10:02 AM

You mean the one with the Brendan Gleeson head?


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 10:41 AM

"At the time?" He's still the Animated Prowl of bird TFs.

Show some respect. Animated Prowl is the Divebomb of TF motorcycles.

My goodness, just started reminiscing on how Energon is one of the few lines with a legit series of troopbuilders, and they are mostly awesome.


Speaking of Terrorcons, Cruellock became instantly lovable as I realized he's basically a humanoid robot wearing knockoff Godzilla cosplay. Rawr!

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:46 PM

Sharkticon Megatron looked like such a great toy. It was not.


The hell happened here?

My only problem with him is his torso instability, but that's inherited from the original version of the mold. Everything else about him, I love!



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